A torrent file is being used to infect unsuspecting users with malware that conducts a distributed password attack against WordPress-powered websites.
The dangers of torrenting are by no means new. In this particular campaign, a user searches to download a movie or software without paying for it. Their favorite search engine yields some relevant files. But the sites hosting them don’t have anything to do with seeding torrent files.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Graham Cluley